Lawsuit Filed Against Criminal Court Judges - December 20, 2010

New Orleans - A lawsuit was filed today against judges at Orleans Parish Criminal Court. The dispute stems from a fee that they apparently have not been collecting that would provide funding to the Public Defenders Office.

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Marijuana, Misdemeanor Offenses Will Now Get Just A Court Summons, No Trip To Jail - December 16, 2010

New orleans - The criminal justice community is hailing a City Council decision Thursday as a progressive reform that can help the city run more efficiently.

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Ten New Orleans Organizations To Share $1.5 Million In Federal Crime-fighting Money - December 13, 2010

New Orleans - Ten local public and private organizations will share a $1.5 million federal grant that will underwrite activities designed to prevent and fight crime.

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As Council Passes Budget, Some Worry About Higher Taxes - December 1, 2010

New orleans – As the New Orleans City Council passed the 2011 budget Wednesday, word spread quickly about spikes in fees and property taxes. 

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